US FCC officially designates HUAWEI and ZTE as a national threat

The FCC (Federal Communications Commission) has officially designated HUAWEI and ZTE as threats to national security barring both the companies from using government subsidy money through the $8.3 billion Universal Service Fund to purchase equipment from the companies for their networks. Continue reading “US FCC officially designates HUAWEI and ZTE as a national threat”

ZTE and China Unicom complete world’s first 5G call on prototype smartphone

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ZTE Corporation has announced that Guangdong branch of China Unicom and ZTE have made the world’s first 5G call by means of ZTE’s 5G prototype smartphone in Shenzhen 5G field trial. The test also completed the verification of diverse services, such as Wechat group voice call, online video, and web browsing. Continue reading “ZTE and China Unicom complete world’s first 5G call on prototype smartphone”

US reportedly investigates Huawei over alleged theft of trade secrets

A group of U.S lawmakers has introduced new bills that would lead to the ban the sale of US chips and other components to Huawei, ZTE Corp and other Chinese telecommunication companies that violate U.S. sanctions or export control laws. Continue reading “US reportedly investigates Huawei over alleged theft of trade secrets”

Australian Govt bans Huawei and ZTE from supplying technology for 5G mobile network

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Australian Government  has banned Chinese telecoms firm Huawei Technologies from supplying equipment for a 5G mobile network as it is citing the risk of foreign interference and hacking. However, Beijing dismissed saying it as an“excuse” to tilt the playing field against a Chinese firm. Continue reading “Australian Govt bans Huawei and ZTE from supplying technology for 5G mobile network”

US commerce department lifts ban on ZTE after Final deposits of $1.4 billion penalty

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The US Secretary of Commerce Department on Friday has lifted the ban on American firms selling products to China’s ZTE Corp. With this, the company is removed from all hurdles to start rebuilding its business. The ban was lifted after ZTE has paid the final penalty of $400 million from the $1.4 billion in escrow at a U.S. bank.  Continue reading “US commerce department lifts ban on ZTE after Final deposits of $1.4 billion penalty”

US Govt temporarily lifts ban on ZTE, allows to update phones and other equipment

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The US Commerce Department has temporarily lifted a portion of the ban on ZTE. The company had to pay $1 billion fine and is now authorized by the United States to continue supporting the existing equipment and consumer devices. This also is designed to keep the company’s infrastructure running and allow it to deliver software/security patch updates to its smartphones. Continue reading “US Govt temporarily lifts ban on ZTE, allows to update phones and other equipment”

President Trump orders ZTE to pay $1.3 billion for sanctions, change management for ban to be lifted

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Back in April, US Govt has banned ZTE for violating the terms of a sanctions settlement. The company was caught illegally shipping goods to Iran, the U.S said the officials. ZTE then responded and said the verdict is unfair and threatens the survival. However, Earlier this month, American President Donal Trump Tweeted and pledged to reverse course saying that President Xi of China and him are working together to give ZTE a way to get back into the business, fast. Continue reading “President Trump orders ZTE to pay $1.3 billion for sanctions, change management for ban to be lifted”

US Govt pledges to bring ZTE back into business

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After cutting ZTE from U.S. suppliers for violating North Korea and Iran sanctions, American President Donal Trump Tweets reverse course saying that President Xi of China and him are working together to give ZTE a way to get back into the business, fast. Continue reading “US Govt pledges to bring ZTE back into business”

ZTE submits application to U.S. Commerce Department seeking suspension of business ban

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ZTE Corp has submitted an application to the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) seeking for the suspension of a business ban. ZTE was banned for seven years from using USA based companies components and software.  Continue reading “ZTE submits application to U.S. Commerce Department seeking suspension of business ban”

ZTE patent hint at dual notch display smartphone design

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ZTE Iceberg was unveiled as the world’s first smartphone with a dual-notch design that we have seen earlier this month. The phone is expected to release after 2018 in Asia, Europe, North America. However, today according to the new patent files, we see yet another ZTE phone with dual notch display. Continue reading “ZTE patent hint at dual notch display smartphone design”

ZTE responds to US Govt ban on sales, says the verdict is unfair and threatens survival

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The US Govt has banned ZTE from using American technology for seven years a couple of days ago. Responding to the G.O, ZTE for the first time has responded to the issue and said that the verdict was unfair and threatens its survival. It also vowed to safeguard its interests through all legal means. Continue reading “ZTE responds to US Govt ban on sales, says the verdict is unfair and threatens survival”

US Govt bans ZTE from using American technology for 7 years

ZTEThe U.S. Department of Commerce has banned the Chinese maker ZTE from using American technology for seven straight years for violating the terms of a sanctions settlement. The company was caught illegally shipping goods to Iran, the U.S said the officials.  Continue reading “US Govt bans ZTE from using American technology for 7 years”

ZTE Temp Go Android Oreo (Go edition) smartphone with 5-inch display announced

ZTE at the MWC 2018 event has announced the Temp Go Android Oreo (Go edition) smartphone. It comes with a 5-inches FWVGA display, powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 SoC, 1GB RAM. The Temp Go is not just one of the first Android Oreo (Go Edition) phones to go official, it is the first Go Edition from ZTE. Continue reading “ZTE Temp Go Android Oreo (Go edition) smartphone with 5-inch display announced”

Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2 coming soon, Google branded Jio VoLTE smartphone expected this year and more – FoneArena Daily

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Check out the new FoneArena Daily video that gives you a quick roundup of the latest technology news. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2 coming soon, Google branded Jio VoLTE smartphone expected this year and more — FoneArena Daily”

ZTE introduces Gigabit concept phone with up to 1 Gbps download speeds

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ZTE has introduced Gigabit Phone which the company claims to be the first smartphone with download speeds reaching up to 1Gbp. Unveiled at MWC 2017 in Barcelona, Gigabit is a concept phone that is used to showcase ZTE’s 5G network ability. Continue reading “ZTE introduces Gigabit concept phone with up to 1 Gbps download speeds”